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University of New Hampshire
Eric Lu, piano
Eric Lu has already established himself as one of the finest pianists of the younger generation. In 2013, at the age of 15, he was admitted into the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, where he currently studies.
In the recent years, Lu has received top prizes at a number of major international competitions. In August of 2014, he received the 1st prize at the 9th Moscow International Chopin Competition for Young Pianists. In 2013, Lu triumphed at the Minnesota International e-Piano Junior Competition, receiving the 1st Prize, along with the special Schubert Prize. Moreover, in 2010, Lu won the 1st Prize of the prestigious 12th Ettlingen International Competition in Germany.
Lu has given performances across the United States, as well as in Germany, Italy, and China. He has collaborated with the Minnesota Orchestra, the State Youth Orchestra of Armenia, Wellesley Symphony, the Longwood Symphony, and the Boston Civic Symphony.
The program includes Mozart Rondo in A minor, K. 51; Schubert Four Impromptus, Op. 90; Brahms Six Klavierstucke, Op. 118; Chopin Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35.